Classic and heartwarming. Efficient and clean. Direct and informative. These are just some of the beneficial aspects of a long time member of the direct marketing family, The Postcard. Stay inspired, stay updated on trends, stay informed on techniques and stay at the top of your direct marketing game with this week’s The Art of Design: Postcards.
Archive | Art & Graphic Design
May 27, 2011
Flyers are one of the most ubiquitous marketing tools available. They’re inexpensive and easy to create and can be completed quickly. They’re easy to distribute, too. If you want to make your flyers stand out, you have to be willing to put in the time and effort to make it worthwhile. Here are ten stages [...]
May 26, 2011
One of our largest Photobomb’s ever! Inspiring photos, useful tips and tutorials, wonderful tools; all to make you better at what you love to do. With these ideas and the long weekend ahead there should be no reason to not break out the camera and just snap your little heart away!
May 25, 2011
Free shapes, free icons, free templates, free fonts, free textures, free tutorials. Save your money for the weekend and all that PBR you’ll be drinking.
May 24, 2011
Round 2 for our The Art of Design series begins with the product that started it all off: Business Cards! With today’s post, first we’ll inspire you, then we’ll provide for you, then we’ll teach you. Start off with over 300 fresh business card designs to start your brain juices flowing, then move on to [...]
May 20, 2011
The humble postcard is an influential communications vehicle thanks to its place in history. Long before advertisers and marketers began using them, they were an inexpensive way to let the folks back home know who was on vacation. So when the average consumer is confronted by this unassuming rectangular piece of cardstock, the first reaction [...]
May 20, 2011
Designers are such fascinating people. They ooze with talent. So much so, that it can hardly be contained by a single creative outlet. That’s why we have a periodically recurring blog post like “Beyond Design” that allows us to shine the spotlight on a multi-faceted individual who excels in more than one line of work. [...]
May 19, 2011
If you don’t get inspired by all the wonderful images in this week’s Photobomb post, we don’t know what else we can do to get your camera out of it’s bag. Maybe tutorials? Maybe tools? Well good thing we’ve got all of that covered for you!
May 18, 2011
Back again for another week of great tools, tips, resources and inspiration. Leave a comment and let me know what type of resources you like.
May 17, 2011
The final product we’ll be talking about in our Art of Design series is here! No, this won’t be the last post; instead we’ll be updating all of the wonderful products we’ve already talked about, because you can never have too much inspiration, tips, tutorials and just a plain good ol’ fashion reminder of how [...]
May 13, 2011
Over the past few months, a lot of attention has been given to business card design. We’ve seen beautiful full color/full bleed designs that are eye-catching and vibrant. We’ve been inspired by out of the box thinking that turns a two dimensional object into a 3-D display that allows interaction between the card and a [...]
May 13, 2011
At Next Day Flyers, we love and respect designers. That’s why we want to expose today’s up-and-coming talent with a bit of a history lesson. Enjoy!
May 12, 2011
Welcome back to another Photobomb and another day full of tips, resources, tutorials and some good ol fashion inspiration to keep those memory cards full. This week we have improvements for your travel photos, black & white photos, keeping your equipment nice and your camera fast!
May 11, 2011
Here are tons for free pre-made Photoshop files of different items. Download them and have fun!
May 10, 2011
This week on the The Art of Design we present Gift Certificates. Find tips, inspiration and tutorials to make these wonderful marketing and purchasing tool the best it can be, to provide your business with new customers, repeat customers and loyal customers.